Monday, February 28, 2011

February 2011 Favorites

  1. Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm in Black Tea & Blackberry and Natural Mint & Shea Butter- I've been using the Vanilla & Lavender and Lemon & Chamomile flavors for the last few months so this was a nice change. The Black Tea & Blackberry is from a set of 3 and I absolutely love the flavor of this. It's sweet without being overly sweet. The Natural Mint is always nice -it "wakes up" my lips with its slight, tingly and minty sensation. (Review here) (Buy here)
  2. Stila Make Me Blush- This bright, golden, pinky coral has really perked up my sleepy face (too much school!!) over the last month. It's easy to use when I'm in a hurry and on the go. (Review here) (Buy here)
  3. Illamasqua Cream Blusher in Rude- I've also been loving this Illamasqua blush for a quick, no-fuss look. I can wear it without a full face of makeup and look "naturally flushed" -which I love. (Review here) (Buy here)
  4. LORAC Multiplex 3D Lip Gloss in 4D- I got 4D, a new shade, in a set that also came with 3D. I innitially expected 4D to be more pigmented but I like the semi-sheer bubblegum pink shade and pretty shimmer. It's not too over the top and works with daily, natural looks. (3D review here) (Swatches of all permanent shades here) (Buy here)
  5. Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Kit- Although this was sent from Apothica, it was something that I've had my eye on since Smashbox came out with it (I believe a few months ago?) I'm so happy to have received it. I've only just started testing it out but so far, it does a great job sculpting my face -my boyfriend even noticed! (Buy here)
  6. Eminence Eight Greens Whip Moisturizer- It's funny because I received this as a sample with my Apothica order and it turned out to be one of my favorite products. I've used this a few times (at night) and in the morning, I've woken up with smooth, glowing skin. It's even helped to even out my skin a bit. I don't know what's in this stuff but I've received compliments after every use. The only thing that's stopping me from immediately placing an order is the hefty price tag -I need more time to test it out before I make such a big investment on a beauty product. (Buy here)
  7. Reshaping my eyebrows- Two weeks ago, I reshaped and groomed my brows. This may sound weird but I guess depending on the season, I like to change up the shape of my brows. In the Fall and Winter, I love a thicker brow but in the Spring and Summer, it's all about lighter hair and thinner brows! (I'll post a photo soon.)
  8. Stash Chai Green Tea with milk and sugar- I used to drink this by itself but a few nights ago, I tried it with milk and sugar and it was AMAZING. I usually order a Chai Green Tea Latte at my favorite coffee shop and then mix of the tea, sugar, and milk takes exactly like that. It's so good that I ran out and couldn't take a photo of it! (Review here) (Buy here)
I apologize for the rather lazy post as I usually add individual photos of all the products. I didn't get much sleep last night and I've had a pounding headache from yesterday so I really didn't have the energy to take new photos and sort throught all of them. Have a lovely Monday every one and I hope you all get plenty of sleep and rest.


  1. Nice!! I'm going to have to try the Stash tea w/milk and sugar. I have some Stash green teas at work! :D

    I'm going to look into those Jack Black lip balms...they sound really good!

    Grooming eyebrows... that's interesting :D I wonder if you look completely different now! :) I know I look different when I groom them, but a totally different shape is so cool!

  2. I got the Eminence sample with an order & haven't tried it yet..I will now for sure! Not lazy at all, I was thinking you were doing great with all the links to reviews & purchase sites!

  3. Ooh I was so sad when I missed the Stila valentines day set on Sephora. Make Me Blush looks beautiful!

  4. Nice favorites, the Stila blush is so cute! :)

  5. I love peachy pink blushes! too bad though, the products you currently use are not available here in Phils. would have love to try those.

  6. I love the jack black lip treatments! The lemon is my favorite & the hardest to find.

  7. i wanted to try the stila blush but it's sold out :(!! great favourites though!

  8. I saw that Stila palette at the sephora checkout today, I would of bought it, but sephora annoyed me enough as it was..

  9. Nice favorites! The Stila blush looks really pretty :D

  10. I saw the smashbox contour palette at Nordstrom today and it was gorg! I almost bought it, but the counter girl was missing. It really makes a difference when they are present and helpful!